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Industrial Scale / Vehicle Scale Financial Risk Calculator

Your scale affects finances through:

  • Accuracy: The profitability of every transaction on a scale depends on its accuracy.
  • Reliability: Downtime causes disruptions and increases operational costs.
  • Service: The quality and cost of maintenance and repairs to keep the scale operational can grow dramatically over time.

Use the calculator below to determine just how much an inaccurate or unreliable scale is costing you.

Industrial Scale Financial Risk Calculator

  • How many times per month is the scale used?
  • How much do you weight at a time in lbs. etc.
  • Please enter a number greater than or equal to 0.
    What is the value per pound, etc. of the material?
  • Please enter a number from 0 to 100.
    How many pounds, etc. could the unit be off?

Vehicle Scale Financial Risk Calculator

  • Business Information

  • Please enter a number from 1 to 365.
  • Scale Error

  • Estimating current scale error on a full load: - United States tolerance (NTEP): Up to 160 lbs on a 40 ton load - EU / Asia, etc. tolerance (OIML): Up to 40 kg on a 40 tonne load, or up to 60 kg for most loads over 40 tonnes
  • Estimating current scale error on a full load: - United States tolerance (NTEP): Up to 160 lbs on a 40 ton load - EU / Asia, etc. tolerance (OIML): Up to 40 kg on a 40 tonne load, or up to 60 kg for most loads over 40 tonnes
  • Scale Downtime

  • Total days of unplanned downtime per year: (includes failure, repair dispatch, and repair time)
  • Total days of unplanned downtime per year: (includes failure, repair dispatch, and repair time)
  • Hidden
    How many lbs could the unit be off over the course of a year?
  • Hidden
    Amount of revenue lost from the scale being inaccurate for the year.
  • Hidden
    Margin on Material Lost during the days the scale is offline.
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